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# Is mw and mW the same in watts . is it the same or is mW stronger voltage then mw?

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## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### 10/11/2014

The units mw and mW are the same. They mean milliwatts. The terms Mw and MW, however, means megawats, which is a billion (1x109) times greater than a mw or a mW.

**Another Answer**

The correct symbol for a watt is an upper-case 'W'. So the correct symbol for a milliwatt is 'mW' (not 'mw'), and the correct symbol for a megawatt is 'MW' (not 'Mw').

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